Comforter Cover

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Change the look of a bed with a covered comforter.

It can replace a top sheet and blanket, and the removable cover of the comforter makes laundering easy. Sew your own comforter, or use a purchased one of down or of polyester batting.

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Bed Fashions

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Custom-made bed fashions such as comforters, comforter covers, pillow shams and dust ruffles can be ruffled or tailored to suit the decor. Chintzes, polished cottons and sateens are good choices for most bed coverings. Sheets are another practical fabric
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Stitch and Rejoin-design possibilities

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If you have to stitch two or more sections of a garment together to form a complete front or back unit, why not make decorative use of the parts and the seaming that joins them?

Use every trick in the bag: color (Fig. 78a), texture (78b), grain(Fig.
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The Contour Belt

The contour belt is really a very narrow hip yoke.

1. Trace the upper portion of the skirt-front and skirt-back slopers.

Straighten the side seams (Fig. 77a).

2. Close the front, back, and side darts. Correct the waistline with a curved line.

Iridescent And Blue Bag With Beads

Iridescent And Blue Bag With Beads-1Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “DE LUXE” QUALITY CROCHET COTTON, Article 346 3 balls each Iridescent No.88

3 balls National Blue No.18 and “STAR” RAYON CROCHET, Article 700

1 ball Buttercup 3 strands small wooden beads
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GREY & YELLOW BAG

Materials Required:

GREY & YELLOW BAG-1AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “STAR” BLEND YARN, Article 75

3 skeins Gray and

“STAR” RAYON CROCHET, Article 700 2 balls Buttercup

4 metal tips (optional)

Steel crochet hooks No.0 and No.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Yoke that doesn’t quite make it

Here is a yoke that is cut only part way from the rest of the bodice. The pattern is all in one piece.

The waistline dart control can be shifted all or in part to the partial yoke line. Like all dart control it may be used in this position as one

Fabric Designer Tools

These are the essential tools used for stitching garments:

  1. Fabric-the designer’s medium.
  2. Scissors-to cut fabric.
  3. Tape measure-to measure patterns and fabric.
  4. Thread-to stitch fabric.
  5. Pins-to pin patterns to fabric, and pin seams together
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The importance of having Designer knowledge

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The Importance of Fabric to the Designer

The designer is a fabric sculptor. Design students need to become experts in fabric. Choosing a suitable fabric for the design is one of the most important aspects of the design process. Fabric selection
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Sandwiched Seam

Sandwiched Seam-1In a sandwiched seam, three layers of fabric are stitched together to make the seam. This seam is often used to stitch a yoke in a shirt, skirt, or blouse. It is a popular style line, especially in men’s shirts. However, this does not exclude its
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